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Holme Bird Observatory Wednesday 20th November 2019

A Great White Egret was again present on the grazing marsh early morning and around the Observatory two male Blackcaps were ringed during the day. Out at sea four Harbour Porpoises were a surprise find, feeding just offshore. The Tawny Owl that has been calling regularly during the day over the last week or so was finally tracked down to its daytime roost site high up in the conifers.
Roosting Tawny Owl
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Norfolk Black-necked Grebe still 3.22pm Ormesby Little Broad from viewing platform tho mobile
Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard juv NW of Wells still 3.09pm viewable north from gate by road 1/2ml west of Wells Quay (+Swallow flew south) TF.911.441
Norfolk Scaup fem Welney WWT from Main Observatory at 2.19pm
Norfolk ISABELLINE WHEATEAR 1w still this a'noon Cley NWT east of north end of East Bank at east end of Arnold's Marsh +showing well
Norfolk Great White Egret just east of Old Hunstanton in sheep field by junction
Norfolk Black-necked Grebe Ormesby Little Broad
Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard juv NW of Wells still viewable north from gate by road 1/2ml west of Wells Quay at 12.56pm TF.911.441
Norfolk Black-throated Diver Burnham Overy Staithe still in channel from car park at 12.43pm
Norfolk Great White Egret Welney WWT still on Lady Fen at 11.50am tho distant
Norfolk 50+Snow Buntings Winterton still on beach
Norfolk 4.Shorelarks Holkham Bay still on saltmarsh (+Red-necked Grebe 6+Slav Grebes Velvet Scoter Long-tailed Duck +50.Snow Buntings flew west)
Norfolk Cattle Egret Welney WWT still on Lady Fen by visitor centre late morning
Norfolk ISABELLINE WHEATEAR 1w still mid morning Cley NWT east of north end of East Bank at east end of Arnold's Marsh +showing well
Norfolk dead Black Guillemot 1w on Sunday Holme Dunes
Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard flew over Hunstanton Cliffs +18.Waxwings flew over
Norfolk no sign of Eagle Owl Winterton at cricket pitch
Norfolk Red-throated Diver Wells harbour at 10.02am +showing well
Norfolk Y-br.Wblr Titchwell RSPB still in car park at 8am +Great White Egret flew eas
Norfolk ISABELLINE WHEATEAR still Cley NWT east of north end of East Bank at east end of Arnold's Marsh (c60.Snow Buntings on shingle behind brackish pools)